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  • Correction: Target-Free Shipping story Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— In a story Feb. 23 about Target Corp.' s free shipping policy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Overstock.com offers free shipping only to loyalty club members. The story also changes the spelling and capitalization in several instances of Wal-Mart to conform with Associated Press style:. The minimum takes aim at competitors Wal-Mart...

  • RadioShack to slow sale process; GameStop eyes stores Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:20 PM ET

    WILMINGTON, Del, Feb 25- Bankrupt RadioShack Corp will slow the process of selling its surviving stores, while GameStop Corp has expressed interest in some of its 1,100 locations that are being closed this month, a lawyer for the electronics retailer told a judge on Wednesday. RadioShack entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this month with about 4,000 stores.

  • How this obscurity became a tech star, in one year Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Docker CEO Ben Golub speaking at DockerCon (a developer conference), in Amsterdam last December.

    Docker spent 2014 partnering with the world's biggest tech companies to emerge from obscurity and become one of the hottest software start-ups.

  • 'Inspector Gadget' to make a comeback on Netflix Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:41 AM ET
    Inspector Gadget

    Attempting to reach more kids–and their parents–Netflix has ordered remakes of the beloved television series Inspector Gadget.

  • Target to outline cost-cutting strategy next week Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:05 AM ET
    Sale signs at a Target store in Mentor, Ohio.

    An earnings call with Target's chief financial officer John Mulligan announced changes in the week to come.

  • Net neutrality will slow investments: Sununu Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:31 AM ET
    Demonstrators who favor “net neutrality” gather outside an FCC meeting on the issue in Washington.

    But Internet Association President Michael Beckerman replies that the regulation will not be as heavy-handed as opponents say it will be.

  • McDonald's accused of avoiding 1B euros in tax Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    Illuminated golden arches mark the entrance to a McDonald's restaurant in Shelbyville, Ky., Jan. 23, 2015.

    European labor unions and a charity accused McDonald's of avoiding about 1 billion euros in taxes.

  • GOP surrenders on net neutrality Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:29 PM ET
    Sen. John Thune

    The Republican resistance in Congress surrendered to Obama’s call to protect an open Internet, with rules likely to be approved by regulators, NYT.

  • These five stocks are in the Nasdaq driver’s seat Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:15 PM ET

    The Nasdaq Composite has yet to reach record territory, but as it marches towards those milestones, there are a handful of powerful stocks at play.

  • Feb 24- Office Depot Inc said it expected sales to fall this year, mainly due to weak demand for office supplies and a stronger dollar. Office Depot's North America retail sales fell 7 percent in the fourth quarter, including the acquisition of OfficeMax. Staples said earlier this month that it would acquire Office Depot to better compete with online retailers.

  • Feb 24- Office supply retailer Office Depot Inc said it expected sales to fall this year due to challenging market conditions and a stronger dollar. Office Depot's North America retail sales fell 7 percent in the fourth quarter, including the acquisition of OfficeMax. This price gap is expected to hurt North America retail same-store sales at both Staples and...

  • Is Target targeting Amazon?  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 3:25 PM ET

    Target has cut the minimum consumers have to spend to qualify for free shipping on its site to $25. Insight into the shipping price wars, with Sucharita Mulpuru, Forrester Research.

  • Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25 Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 11:07 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers. The minimum takes aim at competitors Wal-Mart and Amazon.com, both of which have higher minimums for standard purchases, and could be another step in a slow march among retailers toward...

  • Feb 23- Target Corp halved the size of online orders eligible for free shipping to $25, undercutting Amazon.com Inc and traditional rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc as it focuses on its online business. Amazon offers free shipping on orders worth at least $35 and Walmart.com $50. This translates into about $1.83 billion for Target, based on the average analyst...

  • What Target is doing to get your online business Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 9:24 AM ET

    Target cut its eligibility for free-shipping of online orders by half to $25 as the company focuses more on its online division.

  • Feb 23- Target Corp cut its eligibility for free-shipping of online orders by half to $25 as the company focuses more on its online division to better compete against Amazon.com Inc and traditional rival Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. Target's online and mobile offerings include target.com and Cartwheel, a digital coupon app. The company said the cut follows an...

  • Nasdaq 5,000: Should you worry about a bubble? Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 3:34 PM ET

    The Nasdaq is on the cusp of reaching 5,000 for the first time since March 2000. This time it's different, but signs of froth are concerning.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. Researchers revealed Thursday that some laptops sold by China's Lenovo, the world's biggest PC maker, had a security flaw that could let hackers...

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 20- Netflix Inc, the streaming video pioneer that shook up Internet television with " House of Cards," loped into the heart of the Hollywood film world this awards season on the backs of some captivating mountain gorillas. Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos was a fixture on the Hollywood awards circuit, rubbing shoulders with top producers,...

  • *Reports Q4 rev of $1.68 bln vs est $1.7 bln. *Q4 adj EPS of $0.43/ shr vs est $0.41. Feb 19- Discovery Communications Inc, the owner of Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, said better pricing would help its U.S. advertising revenue improve in 2015, and forecast continuing strong growth in its international networks.